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Serving All of: Illinois, Chicago, Cook County, DuPage County

Commercial Solar Companies Serving the CA, TX, IL and AZ AreasBecause Illinois, is large in geographical size and while positioned on the midwest of the country, it receieves hot and humid summers and this causes energy bills to be quite costly and a challenge for business owners in the Prairie State.

According to Average Weather Spark, Illinois state experience the hottest on the month of July with an average temperature of 73°F (23°C) and average of 12 hours of sunny during this month. This summers may cause excessive demand on electricity bills for commercial properties and business establishments. The constant use of high AC cooling and other HVAC system may contribute to the increase of utility bills.

We’ll first evaluate if solar make sense for your home, and walk you through our easy 3 step plan. Getting solar panels for business properties homes has never been easier by Our Energy.us. If you’re having to work hard for finding local, trusted, “local commercial solar contractors near me”, just give us a call to get the conversation going. Our Energy.us, is partnered with Solar One, an established commercial solar company. we offer all commercial solar services and customized solar plans that maybe contracted on lease, purchase, finance or prepay  that is within your business budget.

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Here at Our Energy.us, we’ve helped thousands of business owners across Illinois, Texas, Arizona and California save both money and help making our world less dependent on fossil energy. Our goal is to experience carbon free, focus on renewable energy as a state; while earning dollar of savings from business energy bills and  generating more than 10 million kWh of solar energy.

Running your AC, heating, and pools require tons of energy the whole year, so why not store the power of the sun and start moving to solar! Technology for solar energy has been updating so fast and the prices for the solar technology starts going down so investing in solar is the best move you can do! 2019 and 2020 has been a year for successive tax rebate programs provided by California, Texas, Illinois and Arizona. This is the right time to invest on commercial solar energy and start earning tax credits that will be phase out on the 2025.

We are a passionate commercial solar provider that ready anytime and anywhere to help you find the best solar plan for your business property. We make moving to solar power in Illinois, Arizona, Texas and California hassle free and most of the way we offer trusted and professional commercial solar services.

Durable Solar Panels for Commercial

Do you live in the Illinois, California, Arizona or Texas state? Are you tired of paying way up electricity bills for your commercial properties the whole year around? We offer high ROI solar plan for any type of commercial property like schools, farms, apartments, adoption homes and multifamily establishments.

This states has the great amount of sunlight so that it ensures that your commercial solar system will bring the right amount of power that your business needs. Think of all the savings you will get on moving to commercial solar power and be protected from the rising and undependable energy costs.

Protect Yourself From Rising Energy Costs & Outages with Solar Battery Storage Services

Solar storage is a service that includes a home battery unit, powered by your solar panels, able to keep your devices running for up to 10 hours during an outage. These are perfect for the valley when you want to run cooling or heating during the night time. It also helps ease Time of Use to ensure you continue to save the most even as electricity rates fluctuate during the day, guaranteeing you the lowest utility bill payment possible. Hedging for the future has never been easier. Welcome to the future of home battery backup!

Commercial Solar Contractors in IL, CA, TX and AZ

Install Solar for & Save $1000s

Our monthly solar lease program offers you all this and more. Maintenance, service, repairs, monitoring, insurance, and peace of mind for the next two decades. Makes perfect dollar sense, right?

Or, if you want to truly maximize your savings, explore a leasing program. This plan lets you lock in 20 years of low solar rates today by making a simple one-time upfront payment. This also includes bumper-to-bumper coverage for the life of the product; so yes, going prepaid will give you 100% piece of mind.

Illinois Service Area

  • Cook County
  • DuPage County
  • Lake County
  • Will County
  • Kane County
  • McHenry County
  • Winnebago County
  • St. Clair County
  • Madison County
  • Champaign County
  • Sangamon County
  • Peoria County
  • McLean County
  • Rock Island County
  • Tazewell County
  • Kendall County
  • LaSalle County
  • Kankakee County
  • Macon County
  • DeKalb County
  • Vermilion County
  • Adams County
  • Williamson County
  • Jackson County

Texas Service Area

  • Harris County
  • Dallas County
  • Tarrant County
  • Bexar County
  • Travis County
  • Collin County
  • Hidalgo County
  • El Paso County
  • Denton County
  • Fort Bend County
  • Montgomery County
  • Williamson County
  • Cameron County
  • Brazoria County
  • Nueces County
  • Bell County
  • Galveston County
  • Lubbock County
  • Webb County
  • Jefferson County
  • McLennan County
  • Smith County
  • Brazos County

Arizona Service Area

  • Maricopa County
  • Pima County
  • Pinal County
  • Yavapai County
  • Mohave County
  • Yuma County
  • Coconino County
  • Cochise County
  • Navajo County
  • Apache County
  • Gila County
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Graham County
  • La Paz County
  • Greenlee County

“Solid 5 stars! “

Solid 5 stars! If you are thinking about getting solar for your home, call them! I consulted three different solar companies and chose Valley Solar Pro's Lease program of SunPower system.

I dealt mostly with Vince. Vince was prompt, professional, and patient. I probably emailed Vince like 100 times with questions about solar system and if it made sense for us before making the decision. The whole time they were patient, took the time and explained everything.

Installation of 4kw panel system took two days. From initial consultation to system being turned on took just under 2 months. Now my roof is making power and I'm already seeing a 50% lower energy bill. Call them!

Jose & Sofia M.

Houston, TX

Armando & Sofia M.

San Diego, CA

Commercial Solar Energy Solutions
2018-01-05T07:53:51+00:00

Armando & Sofia M.

San Diego, CA

Solid 5 stars! If you are thinking about getting solar for your home, call them! I consulted three different solar companies and chose Valley Solar Pro's Lease program of SunPower system. I dealt mostly with Vince. Vince was prompt, professional, and patient. I probably emailed Vince like 100 times with questions about solar system and if it made sense for us before making the decision. The whole time they were patient, took the time and explained everything. Installation of 4kw panel system took two days. From initial consultation to system being turned on took just under 2 months. Now my roof is making power and I'm already seeing a 50% lower energy bill. Call them! Jose & Sofia M. Houston, TX

“This company is gold.”

This company is gold. The owner is as understanding and as accommodating as it gets. If you've found Valley Solar Pros, you're in real luck. Unfortunately I found them too late. I had a system that Solar Electrical System put in at almost $80,000 and it was a mess. It took Vince and his team to figure out the design flaws and fix it for very little cost. Everyone that works there are sweethearts and they care about their customers and the environment. Terrific people, terrific service, great company!
Linda C.

Phoenix, AZ

Linda C.

Atlanta, GA

Commercial Solar Energy Solutions
2018-01-05T07:44:08+00:00

Linda C.

Atlanta, GA

This company is gold. The owner is as understanding and as accommodating as it gets. If you've found Valley Solar Pros, you're in real luck. Unfortunately I found them too late. I had a system that Solar Electrical System put in at almost $80,000 and it was a mess. It took Vince and his team to figure out the design flaws and fix it for very little cost. Everyone that works there are sweethearts and they care about their customers and the environment. Terrific people, terrific service, great company! Linda C. Phoenix, AZ
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Areas Serving: Illinois, California, Arizona, Texas
Services Commercial Solar Installation

Agriculture Solar

Solar Heating for Pools

PV Requirements

Propane to Solar Migration

Flexible Financing Options

Custom Energy Solutions Designed for Your Commercial Property

Prioritize Customer Service

Learn About Battery Storage

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Frequently Asked Questions

Why Go Solar ?

Net Environmental Return – Reduce your environmental impact. Both your carbon emissions and water usage are significantly reduced when you switch to solar.

Reduce Electricity Bills
You can start saving on your electric bill from day one. Avoid utility rate hikes and fees for decades to come.


Energy Independence
Be prepared with a home battery backup system. Free yourself from utility policy changes and protect your home when the grid goes down.

Increase Business Property Value
Be prepared with a business property battery backup system. Free yourself from utility policy changes and protect your property when the grid goes down.

What are the key aspects of commercial solar?


Net Energy Metering (NEM) – NEM is a policy that allows you to generate and receive energy to and from the grid through your electrical meter. Traditional utility consumers pull energy from the main electrical grid, use the energy in their home, while the meter counts how much is used. With PV solar, you can push your excess energy into the grid during the day and pull it during the night to use for lights, electronics, air conditioning/heating or anything else you may need that requires electricity.

Grid Connection – After you go solar, you will still be connected to the utility’s grid. This is so you can take advantage of NEM to maximize the value of your system. Essentially the grid functions as a bank storing your energy from your solar panels until you are ready to use it. With a battery backup system and secure power supply, you can use the energy from your system when the grid goes down.


Energy Credits – When you don’t use all the energy your system produces during a day, that energy will “roll” over to the next day and so forth. This happens day after day, month after month, but not year after year. This allows you to use all the energy you produce with your solar system. If you have higher usage months (AC, guests, holidays, etc) you draw from the extra energy credits you earned earlier in the year.

Yearly Settlement – Once a year you “square up” with your utility. It’s where you settle the balance on your energy credit over the past year. Consuming more than you produce you pay the utility for the excess energy you pulled from the grid. Producing more energy than you consume, the utility will pay you for the excess energy at a sub-retail rate.

How Does Solar Energy Work?


1. Your photovoltaic (PV) Solar Panels convert sunlight to DC electricity.
2. Your Inverter converts DC (Direct Current) electricity to AC (alternating current).
3. Generated PV electricity converted to AC is used to power your home.
4. Excess electricity is sent to the grid for a credit, or stored in a battery if you choose to install one in your home.

What is a Kilowatt-Hour?

What are the key pieces of equipment for a commercial solar panel system?


Here are the most important equipment components to the standard solar panel system for your commercial property.

Solar Panels – Solar panels are modular components, generally rectangular in shape – approximately 3 ft by 5ft. The panels contain silicon cells that when exposed to sunlight, create a flow of direct current (DC) electricity. Panels will vary in size, electrical output (measured in Watts), efficiency, and even color. Most solar panels today have either a black or silver metallic frame. The cells will usually appear a dark blue or black in the light. Panels can be mounted to a home or building’s roof structure, or installed on a ground-mount racking structure.

Note: When thinking about where to strategically place solar panels for a home, it’s important to consider factors that will affect the system’s energy production (measured in kWh). Shade from trees, should be taken into consideration. In the Northern Hemisphere, facing south generally the best orientation for maximum output.

Inverters

The inverter is a device that converts (or if we’re being techincal inverts) direct current electricity produced by the PV solar array(s) into distributed alternating current, (AC electricity). There are several different types of inverters a solar installation might employ. String inverters are the simplest, most mature inverter technology. This is where the DC from groups of solar panels linked in series are fed into the inverter. The inverter puts out AC electricity which is then fed to the commercial property electrical system. Micro-inverters are small, modular inverters that are installed behind each solar panel in an array (1:1) and effectively contain the AC energy production of each panel so that the reduced production of one panel does not affect the output of the entire solar array.

Racking System
A racking system is how your solar panels are be mounted to your commercial property roof or ground mount system (popular for commercial installations). While some racking systems may vary in their appearance or modularity, they exhibit similarities in their form and function. It’s important to make sure your racking system, if roof-mounted, is properly flashed and sealed to ensure your roof is well-protected against the elements. Areas with high winds or volatile weather require extra secure racking systems. Roof racking systems vary slightly depending on the type of roof.

Monitoring System

It’s important that every commercial solar system has its own monitoring system. This is the application that will allow you to view and measure real-time and historical energy production data for your property. Some monitoring systems display this energy production data via a physical display unit, while others employ an online interface, or both!  In order to ensure your solar system is producing energy efficiently, it’s important to make sure your solar panels are paired with an energy production monitoring system.